Louisiana Tax Credits

March 4, 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016

Two steps forward, one step back; Sunset for all tax credits; Financial Emergency Pilot; and “A bridge to nowhere”
March 9, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

Governor through the looking glass; Budget built on ‘shaky funding’; More support for capping film giveaways and; A federal program that works
March 28, 2014

Friday, March 28, 2014

Privatization causes unexpected cost increases for some hospitals; Mental health services decline even as they improve the lives of the homeless; 40,000 Louisianans qualify for health subsidies; Residents shifting focus from state economy to education; A Nation of Takers? and Bill would help homeless parents get child care.  $10 million: the cost of providing indigent care at Baton Rouge General’s Mid-City campus since the closure of Earl K. Long. Only a portion of that cost is currently reimbursed. (Source: WRKF)
March 12, 2014

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Senate staff: State budget is out of balance; Fraud case highlights weak controls in film tax credit program; Handful of companies biggest recipients of subsidies; and Enrollment in new health marketplace grows. $7.6 billion – The amount of corporate subsidies that Louisiana’s state and local governments have given out since 2008 (Source: Good Jobs First)